Paula Hayes, born 1958 in Massachusetts, received her BS in Liberal Arts from Skidmore College in 1987 and her MFA in Sculpture from Parsons in 1989. She currently lives and works in NYC. Ms. Hayes has exhibited her ephemeral, living works internationally for over two decades, with early exhibitions at Andrea Rosen Gallery, The Fawbush Gallery both in NYC, Eigen + Art, Berlin, The Shauffhausen Museum, Shauffhausen, Switzerland, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, The Queens Museum of Art and most currently at Salon 94, Marianne Boesky Gallery, The Museum of Modern Art, (all in NYC), The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio, Glasstress, of the 2011 Venice Biennale and Lever House, NYC in 2012.
The Visiting Artists Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Art, Media, and Technology (AMT) at Parsons The New School for Design. The lecture series, organized by Coco Fusco, director of intermedia initiatives at AMT, invites renowned artists from across the globe to give free public presentations each Wednesday.